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Brazil TV host accused of ordering killings for ratings

Brazilian politician and TV host, Wallace Souza, is under investigation for allegedly ordering at least five executions in order to boost ratings. The accusations came about partially because the show Canal Livre was always first on the scene to get footage of a number of murder victims. Souza denies the accusations.
August 12, 2009

Brazilian politician and TV host, Wallace Souza, is under investigation for allegedly ordering at least five executions in order to boost ratings. The accusations came about partially because the show Canal Livre was always first on the scene to get footage of a number of murder victims. Souza denies the accusations.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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